Kōrero: Birds of mountains and open country

Antipodes Island parakeet

Antipodes Island parakeet

Although the nearest relatives of the Antipodes Island parakeet are forest birds, this species has adapted to life in an open tussock environment on a treeless subantarctic island.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10056322
Photograph by Tui De Roy

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Birds of mountains and open country - Open country environments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14001/antipodes-island-parakeet (accessed 28 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015